Our increasingly industrialized world continues to cause irreversible harm to the environment. Luckily, more and more companies have been coming out with sustainable alternatives to commonly used household items.
Sustainability doesn't have to be difficult. You don't have to be an environmentalist or a protester in order to provoke change. Yes, composting is great but, unfortunately, you'll never get everyone to take time out of their day to compost. You're also never going to get everyone to install solar panels on their roof. In today's world, however, you can simply buy a different toothpaste to make an incredible difference.
The best part? You can actually save money while saving the planet. People are usually drawn away from sustainable products because they tend to be more expensive. While this is a fair argument, it should be noted that most of these products are reusable and are purchased much less frequently, therefore saving you money and trips to the store.
All of these products are incredibly creative innovations that reduce plastic use exponentially. It's as simple as replacing plastic containers with cardboard or biodegradable ones. Sustainability can be a simple change in an individual's life that will create everlasting change. We only get one planet, so we better take care of it. And we can do this one shampoo, deodorant, or toothpaste bottle at a time.
We're all familiar with reusable straws and water bottles, but here are 10 sustainable products you may not have known about: